Notice to Haj pilgrims

Port Blair
16 Oct 2017

Possession of the International Passport has been made compulsory by the Haj Committee of India, Mumbai for the intending Haj Pilgrims. In this connection all the intending applicants of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are hereby requested to get  their machine readable Passport ready before announcement of Haj – 2018 likely to be made by the Haj Committee of India, Mumbai shortly. The existing Passport holders are also advised to check the validity of their Passports and get it renewed at least up to 31.03.2019. The intending applicants for Haj–2018 should also ensure that their Passport contains at-least two - three empty visa pages adjacent to each other. Attaching a copy of CANCELLED Cheque having the IFS Code along with the application form is mandatory. This is to ensure speedy disposal of refunds, if any. If the intending applicant has a Bank Account in a non-IFS code bank, they should open an Account with a bank having IFS code. If the intending applicants do not have any bank Account, they should open an Account with a Bank having IFS code.